FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente awarded a new $575 million contract in Florida
- The company will make a major investment of $42 million, including the acquisition of a fleet of state-of-the-art sustainable vehicles
The Board of County Commissioners of St. Johns County in Florida awarded FCC Environmental Services, subsidiary of FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente in the United States, the county’s Solid Waste Collection Services for a total of up to $575 million (€525.3 million). The initial contract spans 7 years, with the potential for two (2) 5-year extensions and will start on 1st August 2024.
In alignment with this significant contract, which will serve over 300,000 residents, FCC Environmental Services is dedicated to a substantial operational investment of $42 million (€38.3 million), including the acquisition of a state-of-the-art compressed natural gas (CNG) powered fleet of 62 new collection lorries and 13 ancillary vehicles. This investment not only showcases FCC's commitment to environmental sustainability, sustainability but also underscores its focus on providing innovative solutions to its clients.
In his statement, Iñigo Sanz, CEO of FCC Environmental Services, shared his enthusiasm for the newly acquired contract: “FCC is thrilled to commence services in St. Johns County and as an industry leader, this contract award propels the company’s market growth in Florida for years to come. We anticipate a long and mutually beneficial partnership with the county, dedicated to delivering exceptional service to the residents of St. Johns County.”
FCC Environmental Services is one of the largest municipal solid waste management companies in the United States, serving more than 11 million citizens in the states of Florida, California, Texas, Iowa and Nebraska. FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente backbones the FCC Group's environmental services and serves 66 million people in 5,200 municipalities around the world. The company has been accumulating experience in the sector for 120 years, which can be seen in the diversity of services it provides: waste collection, treatment, recycling, energy recovery and disposal; street and beach cleaning; sewerage network maintenance; soil, parks and ground maintenance; recovery of contaminated soil and end-to-end management of industrial waste, among others.